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Why Iran’s Positive OPEC Spin Won’t Last

Why Iran’s Positive OPEC Spin Won’t Last

Tensions are reaching a boiling…

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Is This The Next Big Petrochemical Hub In The U.S.?

Is This The Next Big Petrochemical Hub In The U.S.?

Dec 06, 2018 at 13:47 | Nick Cunningham

The U.S. government wants to help build a petrochemical hub in Appalachia, one that could rival, or complement, the concentration of petrochemical facilities on the Gulf Coast. The shale gas…

Could Iraq Be The Next OPEC Member To Exit?

Could Iraq Be The Next OPEC Member To Exit?

Dec 05, 2018 at 16:04 | Tim Daiss

Even more cracks may be forming within OPEC, even as market pundits continue to analyze Qatar’s decision two days ago to withdraw from the oil producing cartel. Michael Cohen,…

World Bank Warns Of Extreme Volatility In Oil Markets

World Bank Warns Of Extreme Volatility In Oil Markets

Dec 05, 2018 at 13:16 | Irina Slav

After several months of oil price rises and then a sharp reversal over the last few weeks, world oil markets are in for more heightened volatility next year because of…

Libya Closes All Oil Ports, Expects To Shut-In 150,000 Bpd

Libya Closes All Oil Ports, Expects To Shut-In 150,000 Bpd

Dec 05, 2018 at 11:11 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Libya has closed all its oil loading terminals due to bad weather, and soon-to-be-full storage tanks will lead to a shut-in of 150,000 bpd, or half of the oil production…

Alberta Production Cuts Send Canadian Crude Soaring

Alberta Production Cuts Send Canadian Crude Soaring

Dec 05, 2018 at 09:08 | Irina Slav

Canadian crude oil shot up by 35 percent on Monday, narrowing the huge gap with West Texas Intermediate thanks to a controversial decision by the Alberta government to impose production…

Qatar’s OPEC Exit May Just Be The Beginning

Qatar’s OPEC Exit May Just Be The Beginning

Dec 04, 2018 at 14:11 | Tim Daiss

Much has already been written over the last 24 hours by pundits and analysts alike about Qatar’s decision to leave the Organization of the Oil Exporting Countries (OPEC) by January…

Gazprom’s Next Big Bet On European Gas Markets

Gazprom’s Next Big Bet On European Gas Markets

Dec 04, 2018 at 11:58 | Viktor Katona

Amid an inimical international situation, an economy that was bound to recover, but does so rather unconvincingly and a tense domestic atmosphere, Russia continues the construction of new gas pipelines…

Qatar’s Irrational Decision To Leave OPEC

Qatar’s Irrational Decision To Leave OPEC

Dec 03, 2018 at 17:23 | Cyril Widdershoven

OPEC’s future is once again up in the air after the decision by Qatar to leave the oil cartel on January 1 2019. Saad Al Kaabi, Qatar’s minister of energy,…

Putin Looks To Capitalize On Waning U.S.-Saudi Relations

Putin Looks To Capitalize On Waning U.S.-Saudi Relations

Dec 03, 2018 at 16:48 | David Messler

One truth eternally rears its head in global oil markets: When the current price for oil no longer clears the market, it will drop. The inverse is also true: When…

Australians Create Battery From Waste

Australians Create Battery From Waste

Dec 03, 2018 at 12:27 | Irina Slav

Wherever you look these days there’s talk about batteries. Cheaper batteries, solid state batteries, recycled batteries, it’s breakthrough after breakthrough, it seems. Few of these, however, see the light of…

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